Georgian Farmer Nino Zambakhidze attending Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative
08 February, 2019
The United States promotes women’s global development and prosperity with the signing of a National Security Presidential Memorandum by President Trump which took place on the 7th of February. The memorandum was attended by leader women from all over the world including the head of the Georgian Farmers' Association Nino Zambakhidze.

“I started with two cows and became the biggest farmer of Georgian reality and now supporting my community in terms of access to finance education and their prosperity” – said Nino
Zambakhidze at the meeting.
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Nino Zambakhidze emphasized the importance of the projects implemented by the US in Georgia that gives women the opportunity to change their lives for the better.

She thanked Mr. President for his leadership in deepening the relationship between Georgia and the US. Zambakhidze said that the US projects in Georgia help women overcome cultural barriers and challenges.

“Women have the future of Georgia with the help of the US government” – said Zambakhidze to Mr. Trump.
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The initiative was launched by Ivanka Trump, senior adviser, and first daughter. The Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative will take the form of a $50 million fund within USAID, and will partner with private companies including UPS (UPS, -0.79%) and Walmart (WMT, +1.14%), the New York Times reports.

The project will provide innovative educational programs, financial and technical assistance, capacity building, and mentorship to support women’s economic participation. It will involve the private sector, public sector, and civil society to ensure that women have the opportunity to reach their full economic potential in the United States and around the world.

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